The Strategic Impasse in Low-Intensity Conflicts: The Gap Between Israeli Counter-Insurgency Strategy and Tactics During the Al-Aqsa Intifada

@article{Catignani2005TheSI,
  title={The Strategic Impasse in Low-Intensity Conflicts: The Gap Between Israeli Counter-Insurgency Strategy and Tactics During the Al-Aqsa Intifada},
  author={Sergio Catignani},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={28},
  pages={57 - 75}
}
  • Sergio Catignani
  • Published 2005
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Studies
  • Over the past 15 years Israel has been involved in a bitter counter-insurgency campaign against the Palestinians. Palestinian insurgency, particularly during the current Al-Aqsa Intifada, has posed serious challenges to the Israel Defence Forces (IDF). Whilst being able to adapt successfully its tactics to Palestinian terror and urban guerrilla warfare in order to reduce the level of Palestinian violence, the IDF has not been able to achieve a battlefield decision or victory. This has been due… CONTINUE READING
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